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April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

  • Because text messaging requires visual, manual, and cognitive attention from the driver, it is by far one of the most alarming distractions.
  • According to a study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), sending or receiving a text takes a driver's eyes off the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, the equivalent of driving blind at 55-mph for the length of an entire football field.
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Pierce County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) promotes quality pre-hospital emergency patient care through supervision of emergency medical training, recommendation of EMS personnel certification, recertification or decertification, development of patient care protocols, participation in the administration of patient care policies and procedures.



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Pierce County EMS Office


2501 S. 35th St. Suite D
Tacoma, WA 98409

For emergencies:
Call 9-1-1

Ph: (253) 798-7722

Fx: (253) 798-2200


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Hours

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.



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